Tag Archives: Poetry

Poem in Quilliad Press

My poem, “Garry Oak”, is being published in the Fall issue of Quilliad Press, to be launched October 22nd in Toronto. Inspired by the haunting beauty and fantastic shapes of these native oaks (named for a deputy governor of the Hudson’s Bay Company, and sometimes called Oregon Oak in the US), the poem celebrates this […]

Winner in the Burnaby Writers’ Society 2014 Poetry Contest

My poem, Madrona sheds her skin, won an Honourable Mention in the Burnaby Writers’ Society competition, with the theme of “Wood”. This year’s judge was Calvin Wharton, Chair of Creative Writing at Douglas College in New Westminster, BC. Winners and finalists are invited to read their entries at the society’s Awards Night on October 21st. […]

Poetry Win, RCLAS Write On! contest

My poem, Western Bleeding Heart: Dicentra Formosa, won third place in the Royal City Literary Arts Society’s “Write On!” contest. ¬† The winning entries will be published in their June magazine. ¬†This poem, in other variations, previously won two Honourable Mentions, so I’m delighted it has found a publishing home. http://rclas.com/ Article in the Royal […]